Copper Fox Rye Whisky

Copper Fox Rye Whisky

(0.75l, 45%)


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A rare pearl for Rye Whiskey devotees.  

After spending 6 months in Scotland working as an apprentice at Bowmore distilleries, Rick Wasmund returned to the U.S. in 2000, full of energy, ideas, and skill, to open up the Copper Fox Distillery in Sperryville, a small village in the Virginia countryside. True to his education he chose to use the Scottish spelling Whisky for his spirits instead of the American Whiskey.
 
The Copper Fox distillery is special for a few reasons. For one, they uniquely use apple wood and cherry wood to dry the malted grain and malted barley—with the smoke of selected, smouldering fruitwoods instead of peat as is done in Scotland. Secondly, they are the only distillery in the U.S. to malt their own grain and barley, in a traditional and “low tech” way. And finally, they use progressive aging method, where they introduce toasted apple and oak into the barrel to accelerate the aging and give the Whisky unusual and new flavor dimensions.
 
Copper Fox Rye Whisky is a Rye Whiskey, which is double-pot stilled and progressively aged for 15-20 months using apple wood toasted chips inside a used Bourbon barrel. The mash bill is 66% Virginia Rye, and 33% Virginia Thoroughbred hand-malted barley, kiln dried with apple wood and cherry wood smoke. 
 
  • Category
    Rye
  • Style
    Rye Whiskey
  • Region
    Virginia
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    45%
  • Distillery
    Copper Fox Distillery
  • Age
    12 Months

Flavour Spiral™

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apple
toasted
sweet
cherry
smoky
flowery
malted barley
spicy
What does Copper Fox Rye Whisky taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Copper Fox Rye Whisky and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Bright amber.

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Sherry, plum wine, Appple-pie, cinnamon, raisin toast, and a bit of caramel.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Toasted almond, pepper, flowery, and with an increased sweetness.

Finish
Medium-long, spicy, with a slighty bitter-apple aftertaste.

Comment
Progressive ageing - interesting on the taste buds. 

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Ratings & Reviews
Andrew
Andrew,
lOVED THE aPPLE
 
Andrew
Andrew,
lOVED THE aPPLE
 
Matthew
Matthew,
My go to Rye here in VA.
 
Michael
Michael,
Definitely detect the Apple. Great flavor and unique sweetness. Love it!
 
Brita
Brita,
The toasted apple flavor is just lovely. Very complex
 
Amy
Amy,
Really liked this — great malt and balance. A rye we’d actually sip, and for an excellent Manhattan.
 
Jesi
Jesi,
Very smooth beginning. Sharp kick right as you swallow. But the fruity hints leave a pleasant taste in the mouth.
 
Scott
Scott,
Apple & cherry on the nose makes it instantly intriguing. I would probably enjoy it more if the flowery flavor wasn't there. Two small ice cubes are making more enjoyable (smoothing it out). I read in a comment that this would probably make a great rye for use in Manhattan's & I tend to agree.
 
Crispin
Crispin,
Love the smoky, subtle apple tastes. Very Smooth !
Aljaz
Aljaz,
Exactly my thoughts on this one. Nailed it!
Shannon
Shannon,
Unique... cherry smoked almonds...
 
Michael
Michael,
I'm not great with this Flaviar spiral, yet. This has a great sweet finish, almost like a Desert rye. Accidentally poured some OJ in to my glass from the night before, not that it needs mixing but OJ is a great compliment. Now it's mimosas for the wife and OJ n'Rye for me on Sunday brunch.
 
Carlos
Carlos,
Smooth with a smoky finish.
Matija
Matija,
couldnt agree more!
Jonathan
Jonathan,
A dry, spicy rye with a snootful of smoke. I get a bit of the fruit, but the smokiness overpowers my senses. Please note: I am not a Scotch drinker.
 
Jerome
Jerome,
Apply with a hint of wood. Spicy but not sweet.
 
Peyton
Peyton,
Smokey, Toasted Nose. Big smoke and Rye Body. Light Apple note at the end.
 
guest
guest,
Makes a delightful manhattan with Dolin Rouge vermouth and a plump luxardo cherry.
 
Chase
Chase,
A bit sweet but the subtle Apple taste was refreshing
 
Josh
Josh,
I'm a bit of a newb but this seemed a little one dimensional.
 
guest
guest,
Seemed under developed. Very overpriced for the quality. Maybe a good for mixing if it was cheaper.
 
caleb
caleb,
Not my favorite
 
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